tree creeper


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tree creeper

n
(Animals) any small songbird of the family Certhiidae of the N hemisphere, having a brown-and-white plumage and slender downward-curving bill. They creep up trees to feed on insects
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Noun1.tree creeper - any of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb up a tree trunk supporting themselves on stiff tail feathers and their feettree creeper - any of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb up a tree trunk supporting themselves on stiff tail feathers and their feet
oscine, oscine bird - passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
American creeper, brown creeper, Certhia americana - a common creeper in North America with a down-curved bill
Certhia familiaris, European creeper - common European brown-and-buff tree creeper with down-curved bill
Tichodroma muriaria, tichodrome, wall creeper - crimson-and-grey songbird that inhabits town walls and mountain cliffs of southern Eurasia and northern Africa
2.tree creeper - any of numerous South American and Central American birds with a curved bill and stiffened tail feathers that climb and feed like woodpeckerstree creeper - any of numerous South American and Central American birds with a curved bill and stiffened tail feathers that climb and feed like woodpeckers
tyrannid - a passerine bird of the suborder Tyranni
Dendrocolaptidae, family Dendrocolaptidae - woodhewers or woodcreepers
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Himalayan tree creeper and red vented bulbul were residential birds of Rawalakot and were observed during all seasons.
Tree Creeper taken at |Washington Wetlands, picture by Steve Hanley, of Redcar
Crinan's moist, mild climate it is often described as a remnant of Scotland's own rainforest and the native oak wood is home to a variety of ferns and lichens plus 24 species of birds including buzzard, tree creeper, redstart and wood warbler.
Living close to the Clocaenog forest, we are surrounded by an abundance of dierent species of bird; from the crow to the pheasant, the buzzard to the tree creeper, the tit to the owl, the robin to the gull.
Badger, roe deer and fox have also been seen in the site, along with birds including the great-spotted woodpecker and tree creeper.
She writes: "I thought you would like to see this photo of this beautiful little bird; I think it is a tree creeper.
Bodelwydden Castle is the next venue and we quickly find our target bird, a marsh tit, showing well and we pick up tree creeper and nuthatch.
Andy Turnell celebrated another victory with one of his family's longest-standing owners when Tree Creeper made all to initiate a double for Jamie Goldstein, later completed by Act of Parliament.
25) ploughed through the mud to win a bumper in impressive style at this fixture a year ago and looks capable of holding off Royal Toast and Tree Creeper.
Basic food bars comprising of animal fats, seeds and sometimes insects, may attract more unusual visitors such as the tree creeper, goldcrest and blackcap.
Next stop Morfa Madryn Nature Reserve, Llanfairfechan, and the woodland by the car park produces tree creeper and goldcrest.